This Article is From Dec 20, 2016

Taimur Ali Khan Arrives. Kareena Kapoor Welcomed Into 'Mommy Club' By Karisma, Amrita

Taimur Ali Khan Arrives. Kareena Kapoor Welcomed Into 'Mommy Club' By Karisma, Amrita

Kareena Kapoor Baby: Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan welcomed their first child on Tuesday


  • Kareena, Saif have been congratulated on social media by family, friends
  • Taimur is their first child
  • They dated for four years before getting married in 2012
New Delhi: The birth of Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan's first child, a son they've named Taimur, has been welcomed on social media by Instagram posts and tweets from the celeb couple's family and friends. Taimur Ali Khan was born in Mumbai's Breach Candy Hospital this morning and his parents released a statement welcoming him shortly afterwards. On Twitter, the baby announcement was made by filmmaker Karan Johar, who Kareena in 2001's Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... and produced Saif's film Kal Ho Naa Ho in 2003. "I'm so, so happy," tweeted Karan, the first to congratulate the new parents online. His tweet was followed by posts from Kareena's sister Karisma Kapoor, best friend Amrita Arora and celebrities like actors Sonam Kapoor and Tusshar Kapoor, and singer Sophie Choudry. Meanwhile, Saif's sister, actress Soha Ali Khan is "delighted."

This message was posted by Karan Johar:

Meanwhile, Karisma Kapoor is a proud masi:

#proudmasi#blessed#newmemberinthefamily #joy#love#happiness #baby#taimuralikhanpataudi

A photo posted by KK (@therealkarismakapoor) on

Kareena's close friend Amrita Arora welcomed her to the 'Mommy club' with an adorable picture of Kareena and Saif:

My darling welcome to the best club everrrrr....'Mommy club'....Love u #whenthebabybecomesamomma

A photo posted by Amrita Arora (@amuaroraofficial) on

Soha shared updates about the mother and the baby:

Sonam, who co-stars with Kareena in Veer Di Wedding wrote:

Tusshar and Sophie sent 'heartiest congratulations' on Twitter. Tusshar made his Bollywood debut opposite Kareena Kapoor with 2001's Mujhe Kuch Kehna Hai. Tusshar Kapoor is a single father to a son, who was born through IVF and surrogacy.

This morning, Kareena and Saif announced baby Taimur's arrival with this statement: "We are very pleased to share with you all the wonderful news about the birth of our son: Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi, on the 20th of December 2016. We would like to thank the media for the understanding and support they have given us over the last 9 months, and of course especially our fans and well-wishers for their continued affection. Merry Christmas and a happy new year to you all."

Kareena Kapoor, 36, and Saif Ali Khan, 46, fell in love on the sets of 2008 film Tashan. They dated for four years before getting married in 2012.

Kareena Kapoor will next be seen in Veere Di Wedding, with Sonam and Swara Bhaskar. Kareena made headlines when she was cast in the film - actresses have earlier been dropped from movies after announcing their pregnancies, notably Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who was replaced by Kareena in Madhur Bhandarkar's Heroine. Kareena was last seen in Udta Punjab, co-starring Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and Diljit Dosanjh. Saif Ali Khan has director Vishal Bhardwaj's Rangoon releasing next year.